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Wayne State University School of Medicine

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Radhakrishnan Ramchandren, M.D.
Associate Professor - Clinical
Hematology-Oncology
4th Floor, Hudson-Webber Cancer Research Center
Phone: 313-576-8739
Fax: 313-576-8624
EDUCATION TRAINING

Education
(2001)  M.D., Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica
(1996)  B.S., Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Postgraduate Training
(2005-2008)  Fellowship in Hematology-Oncology, St. John Health- Providence Hospital, Southfield, MI 
(2001-2005)  Residency Program in Internal Medicine, Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Faculty Appointments
(2015-Present)  Associate Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Oncology, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI  
(2010-2015)  Assistant Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Oncology, Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, Detroit, MI

Hospital or Other Professional Appointments
(2004-2005)  Internal Medicine, Kaiser Permanente Health System, Baltimore, MD
(2004-2005)  Urgent Care Physician, Kaiser Permanente Health System, Baltimore, MD

MAJOR PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

(2005-Present)  American Society of Hematology
(2005-Present)  American Society of Clinical Oncology
(2002-Present)  American College of Physicians
(2011) Michigan Society of Hematology and Oncology (MSHO)
(1997-2001)  American Medical Students Association (AMSA)

BOARD CERTIFICATION

(2009)  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) diplomate in Hematology (active)
(2008)  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) diplomate in Medical Oncology (active)
(2006)  American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) diplomate in Internal Medicine (active)

HONORS AND AWARDS

Funded Receipient, Pre clinical evaluation of ibrutinib in Hodgkin lymphoma cell lines and animal models, A phase II multicenter study evaluating BTK inhibition in Hodgkin Lymphoma. Analysis of biologic biomarkers for PD-1 activity in Hodgkin lymphoma.

Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Michigan's Man of the Year Candidate 2014

COURSES TAUGHT

6400 Pathophysiology - Hematology Section
Medical Resident Instruction

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Ramchandren has a clinical and research interest in lymphomas with a particular interest in Hodgkin lymphoma. Consequently, Dr. Ramchandren has published a number of articles related to the care of patients with Hodgkin lymphoma and is a reviewer for several journals. Moreover, he has been involved in the clinical use and development of numerous agents in lymphoma including novel agents now approved for the treatment of relapsed Hodgkin lymphoma. He is the principal investigator on over 30 trials in lymphoma and has research funding evaluating novel therapies in Hodgkin lymphoma

PUBLICATIONS

PubMed Database Linkhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=Radhakrishnan+Ramchandren